Rick Pettine

Wings Lacrosse turned up the heat on Local Heroes Appreciation Night

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] January 24, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA — The Wings, Philadelphia’s professional National Lacrosse League team, defeated the NY Riptide 14-6 on Local Heroes Night, a salute to our men and women in the military and first responders. If you’ve never been to a professional indoor lacrosse game, you owe […]

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Philadelphia hosts World Championship Boxing Matches

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] January 18, 2020 – PHILADELPHIA –– Temple University’s Liacouras Center was the host venue for the World Super Welterweight Championship and World Super Featherweight Championship boxing matches. But a hopeful homecoming win for West Philadelphia native and World Super Welterweight champ Julian “J-Rock” Williams ended as a title […]

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Flyers fall at home to red hot Lightning

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] PHILADELPHIA – January 11, 2020 — If there was any good news in the 1-0 loss on home ice to Tampa Bay, it was that the Flyers limited the Lightning to only 1 goal. And that fluky goal was a bouncing puck from Anthony Cirelli that slipped past […]

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The Struts return to Philly for two sold-out shows at The Fillmore

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] December 29, 2019 – PHILADELPHIA — It’s official…The Struts love Philadelphia, and Philadelphia loves The Struts! The four member, high energy band from Derby England rocked The Fillmore with back-to-back capacity-crowd shows. Opening for The Struts was Philadelphia native band, The Underground Thieves, whose 6 members all hail […]

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A real-life “Christmas Vacation” in the Philly area

[ Story and photos by Rick Pettine ] December 27, 2019 – Mickleton, NJ — For those that can’t go through the holiday season without watching “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” at least once (and you know who you are), this experience is for you! Mickleton, NJ resident Steve Harbaugh is now famous across the country due […]

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